Blue Ridge Parkway Simply Beautiful

photography by Pat and Chuck Blackley

text by Cara Ellen Modisett

published by Farcountry Press

  • Witness a sunset at Twenty-Minute Cliff. Wander through forests tinged with autumn color. Watch a swallowtail butterfly alight on a Turk's cap lily.

    Sit back and experience Blue Ridge Parkway Simply Beautiful, featuring the finest images of the parkway by photography team Pat and Chuck Blackley.

    Cara Ellen Modisett's inspired writing offers insight into the history, culture, and natural beauty of a place she has visited since her youth.

120 pages, 10 1/2'' x 12, 155 color photos, 14 hardcovers per case, Smythe-sewn

ISBN 10: 1560374470
ISBN 13: 9781560374473


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 align= Pat and Chuck Blackley are a photographic and writing team with a love for the outdoors. Their work appears in numerous magazines, including Backpacker, Blue Ridge Country, Country, Family Fun, Outdoor America, and Travel Holiday, and in books by such publishers as Falcon, Farcountry Press, IDG Books (Frommer's), Insight Guides, Leisure Publishing, National Geographic, Ulysses Press, and Walking Stick Press.
 align= Cara Ellen Modisett, a native of Virginia, is editor of Blue Ridge Country magazine. A music and English graduate of James Madison University, she is also a reporter/producer for WVTF public radio and performs as a pianist and chamber musician. Cara is a member of the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway Advisory Board.

Praise for Blue Ridge Parkway Simply Beautiful:

First Place, nonfiction book category, Virginia Press Women 2009 Communications Contest

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